- Project Zulu brings South African Township children's choir to the West
The vibrant sounds of a primary school choir from Kwazulu-Natal will bring Bristol to life when it tours the West in May and June.
Project Zulu are an extraordinary ensemble of singing, drumming and dancing children from Sithobelumthetho Primary School in the Madadeni Township, KwaZulu-Natal.
- UWE Bristol partners with BHF shops and joins the fight for every heartbeat
UWE Bristol has teamed up with British Heart Foundation Shops (BHF) to launch a new scheme to encourage students to donate unwanted things and help generate vital stock. 100% of the profits raised will go towards the fight against heart disease and fund the BHF's life-saving research.
- Civic leadership in Bristol: what difference can a directly elected mayor make?
Interim findings reveal opportunities for city leadership
The mayoral model of governance offers the opportunity to give a real boost to civic leadership in Bristol - according to the majority of respondents in an independent study of leadership in the city carried out just before the mayoral election last November. The findings from the study will be presented at a research launch event with the authors of the project and Mayor George Ferguson on Friday 22 March at the City Hall in Bristol.
- UWE celebrates Year of the Snake with food, dance and music
UWE Bristol is celebrating the Year of the Snake with events in Bristol and on campus.
UWE is sponsoring this year's Chinese New Year celebrations at two of Bristol's flagship museums. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and M Shed are working with local people to put on an action-packed weekend programme of events to welcome the Year of the Snake on 9 and 10 February.
- UWE Bristol gets ready to 'Feel Good'
February is the month to feel good at UWE Bristol. Students are getting ready to avail themselves of a number of health and wellbeing events organised as part of 'Feel Good February'.
Now in its seventh successful year, 'Feel Good February' is an opportunity for students and staff to focus on their health, fitness and wellbeing, by taking part in a range of activities and taster sessions.
- UWE Bristol student is flying high with local air ambulance charity
A local air ambulance charity has decided to offer a permanent part-time position to their UWE Bristol intern, after being impressed with her enthusiasm and dedication to their cause.
- Project Zulu take on charity swim to bring South African Choir to Bristol in 2013
Saturday 15 December, 09:00, Clevedon beach
Project Zulu, a group of 10 student teachers and two tutors from UWE Bristol will bravely take on the chilly waters of the Bristol Channel for a charity swim to raise funds to bring a South African primary school to Bristol next June.
- Food for the Hungry charity to benefit from UWE Gospel Choir and Big Band performance
Monday 26 November, 19:30 at UWE Glenside Campus, 1H1D
Music lovers will be treated to a sell-out performance from UWE Bristol's talented Gospel Choir and Big Band in aid of Food for the Hungry on Monday 26 November at 19:30 at UWE Glenside Campus.
- Surfing the Avon to bring South African Choir to Bristol in 2013
An Education lecturer from UWE Bristol will paddle a surf board from Bradford on Avon 26 miles to the Arnolfini in Bristol in one day to raise funds for Project Zulu on Saturday 27 October.
- UWE Bristol launches new community garden
Sustainability Week, Monday 15 to Friday 21 October 2012
UWE Bristol will mark sustainability week by unveiling plans for a new community garden on Frenchay Campus.
- World's first 'before and after' study of the impact of a Directly Elected Mayor
What impact will a Directly Elected Mayor have on the way Bristol is governed? A team of experts from Bristol's two universities will examine the difference that the introduction of a Directly Elected Mayor will make in what is believed to be a 'world first' in urban studies.
- UWE, Lockleaze Neighbourhood Organisations and HP launch 'Connect Lockleaze'
ITea & Cake, Friday 12 October, Cameron Centre, 14:00-16:00
Free computer access, the opportunity to learn new skills and meet new people are some of the benefits on offer to communities in North Bristol, from 'Connect Lockleaze', an exciting new initiative from neighbours UWE Bristol and HP working with Lockleaze neighbourhood organisations.
- Last chance to register for Communicate 2012
Communicate 2012: Breaking Boundaries
October 24th/25th, Passenger Shed, Bristol
Communicate, now in its tenth year, is the annual conference for environmental communicators, bringing together a blend of NGOs, media professionals, green business leaders, academics and policy makers. With over 100 different organisations represented each year, Communicate gives delegates the opportunity to stay informed on the crucial current and upcoming debates in the sector, share best practice, hear from world leaders in the field, and get direct feedback on their own communication campaigns. See website for further information and to register. http://www.bnhc.org.uk/home/communicate/delegates.html
- UWE Students' Union hosts Mental Health Awareness Road Show
UWE Students' Union in partnership with UWE's Healthy University group and Wellbeing Services will mark World Mental Health Day (Wednesday 10 October) with a weeklong road show, aimed at raising students' awareness of mental wellbeing and the advice and support services on offer to them at the University.
- Bristol's hidden river to be celebrated with weekend of community events
Capturing stories about the flood history of the River Frome, learning about its wildlife including the European eel and a special dance-circus finale are just some of the events that will take place on 29 and 30 September to celebrate Bristol's hidden River Frome.